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Donna Shirlene (Jones) Buckholz
June 21, 1924 ~ August 29, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old
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Donna Shirlene Buckholz passed away surrounded by her family on August 29, 2023 at the age of 99. She was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan to the late Bernard Gaines and Nora Bell (Dolph) Jones on June 21, 1924.
Donna had a career at home, raising her four children, who survive, Patricia and Steve Sabin of Blanchester, OH, Sharon and Gene Boodt of Union Mills, IN, Larry and Cindy Buckholz of Warsaw, IN and Lee Buckholz and Michael Tierney of Louisville, KY. Also surviving is a brother, Duane Jones of KY.
Donna was preceded in death by sisters, Dorothy Smith and Doris Holt.
Donna was very patient, generous and selfless in every aspect of her life. She loved the Lord with all her heart. Music was a large part of her life. You could always catch her singing or whistling to a favorite tune or hymn.
Visitation for Donna will take place on September 1, 2023 from 1-2p.m., with a Funeral Service beginning at 2p.m., at the McGann Hay, University Chapel, 2313 E. Edison Rd. South Bend, IN.
Memorial contributions can be made in Donna’s name to Heart to Heart Hospice or Grace Brethren Church, 1715 E. Day Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545.